Steve Johnson

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Republicans call on Rick Nolan to cancel fundraiser featuring convicted child molester

    In 1970, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame pleaded guilty to taking "immoral and improper liberties with... a female child." The charge stemmed from an incident that took place the year before in a D.C. hotel room where Yarrow, then 31, allegedly had sexual relations (but not sex) with a 14- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Rick Nolan's spokesman denies report Congressman violated federal law

    Congressman Rick Nolan's spokesman denies explosive allegations made in a recent Zenith City Weekly report.NOLAN's 2014 CHALLENGER: Stewart Mills, GOP congressional candidate, hits a beer bong [PHOTOS]The piece, written by Shelly Mategko, alleges that during his campaign to unseat Republican Chip Cr ... More >>

  • Music

    August 1, 2012

    Alabama Shakes mix rock and soul

    Americana-roots band finds success with Jack White and classic sound

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Subway serving falafel, fast-food restaurants fail to "stay in their place"

    A falafel foot-long? Is Subway too far out of its wheelhouse?​The Hot Dish recently reported on fast food eateries' plans to add more gluttonous dishes to their menus in 2011. But some of the additions--Taco Bell's partnerships with Cinnabon and Jimmy Dean to add new breakfast items, Dunkin' Don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    City Pages wins 12 first-place SPJ Page One awards

    City Pages won 12 first-place trophies at the annual Page One awards Friday, beating both the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press for the second year in a row. The Star Tribune took home 8 first-place spots out of 17 overall; the Pioneer Press won 2 out of 10 nominations. City Pages won a total ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    City Pages wins 17 SPJ Page One awards

    ​Smiles abound this morning in the City Pages newsroom: The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists tells us that we're in line for 17 honors in its annual Page One Awards.Although this year's haul represents a slight return-to-earth from City Pages' record-breaking 2 ... More >>

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    November 7, 2007
  • News

    November 1, 2000

    Bjorn To Run

    In ten years, only one man has had the blind faith to try to unseat Anoka Mayor Pete Beberg. Meet Bjorn Skogquist, new kid in town.